Future of Dams researcher Joe Zydlewski will present a Mitchell Center seminar on April 3 titled Dams and Fish: Understanding our impounded legacy. Dams affect fish species in some obvious ways. These effects, and their proposed solutions, are often simplifications of complex systems that ignore more subtle effects. This talk will explore six ways in which dams can influence fish and fisheries, drawing on the Penobscot River impoundment and modifications as a case study.
UNH researchers have discovered a critical clue to understanding why more seafood lovers are getting sick from eating shellfish - a new strain of the bacteria Vibrio parahaemolyticus, the world's leading culprit of contamination in shellfish.